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E.W. Bullinger's Companion Bible Notes
Revelation 10



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Verse 1

saw. App-133.

another. App-124. The term shows him to be not one of the "seven".

mighty See Revelation 5:2.

come = coming.

heaven. See Revelation 3:12.

cloud. Compare Revelation 1:7. Psalms 18:11; Psalms 104:3. Isaiah 19:1. Matthew 24:30. 1 Thessalonians 4:17.

a = the.

rainbow. See Revelation 4:3.

was. Omit.

Verse 2

he had = havmg

a little book. Greek. biblaridion. Only here and verses: Revelation 10:9, Revelation 10:10. Compare Revelation 1:11 with Revelation 5:1, &c., where the scroll was sealed. Here it is opened.

set. Greek. ithemi. As in Acts 1:7 (put); Revelation 2:35 (make).

upon, on. App-104.

earth. App-129.

Verse 3

loud = great.

had. Omit.

seven = the seven (Revelation 1:4).

thunders. Compare the "seven thunders" (voice of the Lord) in Psa 29.

uttered. Literally spake. App-121.

Verse 4

their voices. The texts omit.

unto me. The texts omit.

Seal. See Revelation 7:3.

those = the.

not. App-105.

Verse 5

hand. The texts read "right hand". See Revelation 1:16; Revelation 5:1, &c.

Verse 6

liveth, &c. As Revelation 4:9.

created. Compare Revelation 4:11.

therein = in (App-104.) it.

that . . . longer. Literally that time shall be no longer. i.e. no more delay in executing final vengeance. See Revelation 6:10, Revelation 6:11.

should = shall.

time. Greek. chronos. See App-195.

no longer. Greek. ouketi.

Verse 7

shall begin = is about.

mystery. See Revelation 1:20; Revelation 17:5, Revelation 17:7. App-193.

should be = shall have been.

finished. (Add "also".) Greek. teleo. In Rev. here; Revelation 11:7; Revelation 15:1, Revelation 15:8; Revelation 17:17; Revelation 20:3, Revelation 20:5, Revelation 20:7. Compare App-125.

He . . . declared. App-121.

His = His own.

servants. App-190.

prophets. See App-189.

Verse 8

spake . . . Read. "(I heard) speaking". Same as "uttered" in Revelation 10:3.

unto = with. Greek. meta. App-104.

said = saying.

little book = book. Greek. biblion.

Verse 9

unto. App-104.

and. Omit.

said = saying.

unto = to.

said = saith.

eat . . . up. Hebraism for receiving knowledge.

Verse 10

out of. App-104.

Verse 11

he said. The texts read "they say".

unto = to.

prophesy. In Rev. only here and Revelation 11:3. Compare App-189. before = over, or concerning. Greek. epi. App-104.


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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on Revelation 10:4". "E.W. Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". 1909-1922.

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